Living with Brain Injury: A Guide for Families and Caregivers

Edited by Sonia Acorn and Penny Offer

© 1998

An injury to the brain can affect every aspect of a person's daily life, including physical abilities and psychological make-up, relationships and family roles, school and employment, recreation and leisure. At the hospital, you may hear a lot about brain injury but not realize the importance of what you've learned until you have to deal with the injured person at home. In this handy reference book, health-care and legal experts from Canada and the United States guide you through the process of rehabilitation and help you learn how to live with brain injury. The advice of these professionals is complemented by the stories of two people who have survived injuries and are adjusting to their new lives.

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  • Series: Heritage
  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 190 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 0.6in x 9.0in
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  • PUBLISHED DEC 1998

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    ISBN 9780802081032

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An injury to the brain can affect every aspect of a person's daily life. Healthcare and legal experts from Canada and the United States guide you through the process of rehabilitation and help you learn how to live with brain injury.

Living with Brain Injury: A Guide for Families and Caregivers

Edited by Sonia Acorn and Penny Offer

© 1998

An injury to the brain can affect every aspect of a person's daily life, including physical abilities and psychological make-up, relationships and family roles, school and employment, recreation and leisure. At the hospital, you may hear a lot about brain injury but not realize the importance of what you've learned until you have to deal with the injured person at home. In this handy reference book, health-care and legal experts from Canada and the United States guide you through the process of rehabilitation and help you learn how to live with brain injury. The advice of these professionals is complemented by the stories of two people who have survived injuries and are adjusting to their new lives.

Continue Reading Read Less

Product Details

  • Series: Heritage
  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 190 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 0.6in x 9.0in
  • Author Information

    Sonia Acorn is Associate Professor and Associate Director, Academic Programs, in the School of Nursing at the University of British Columbia.



    Penny Offer is Director of the Adolescents/Young Adults Program at the G.F. Strong Rehabilitation Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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